Parallel Verses

Webster

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

New American Standard Bible

You will surely wear out, both yourself and these people who are with you, for the task is too heavy for you; you cannot do it alone.

King James Version

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

Holman Bible

“You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You can’t do it alone.

International Standard Version

You will certainly wear yourself out, both you and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You cannot do it by yourself.

A Conservative Version

Thou will surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee, for the thing is too heavy for thee. Thou are not able to perform it thyself alone.

American Standard Version

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for the thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

Amplified

You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you [to bear]; you cannot do it alone.

Bible in Basic English

Your strength and that of the people will be completely used up: this work is more than you are able to do by yourself.

Darby Translation

Thou wilt be quite exhausted, both thou and this people that is with thee; for the thing is too heavy for thee: thou canst not perform it alone.

Julia Smith Translation

Fading, thou wilt fade away, also thou, also this people that is with thee: for this word is heavy for thee; thou wilt not be able to do it thyself alone.

King James 2000

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you: for this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it yourself alone.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely you will wear out, both you and this people who [are] with you, because the thing [is too] {difficult} for you. You are not able to do it alone.

Modern King James verseion

You will surely wear away, both you and this people that is with you. For this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it alone.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou doest unwisely and also this people that is with thee: because the thing is too grievous for thee, and thou art not able to do it thyself alone.

NET Bible

You will surely wear out, both you and these people who are with you, for this is too heavy a burden for you; you are not able to do it by yourself.

New Heart English Bible

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou wilt get quite worn out, both thou and this people that is with thee, - for the thing is too heavy for thee, thou canst not do it, alone.

World English Bible

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou dost surely wear away, both thou, and this people which is with thee, for the thing is too heavy for thee, thou art not able to do it by thyself.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
both thou, and this people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that is with thee for this thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

is too heavy
כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

for thee thou art not able
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

17 And Moses's father-in-law said to him, The thing that thou doest is not good. 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone. 19 Hearken now to my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people toward God, that thou mayest bring the causes to God:



Cross References

Numbers 11:14-17

I am not able to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me.

Deuteronomy 1:9-12

And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Acts 6:1-4

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

2 Corinthians 12:15

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Philippians 2:30

Because for the work of Christ he was nigh to death, not regarding his life, to supply the want of your service towards me.

1 Thessalonians 2:8-9

So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted to you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear to us.

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